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State Operetta to take on the match

Dresden, 27/06/2008

Cooperation contract wrapped up – Musical „Chess“ premiere nearly sold out

With a resolute hand shake Wolfgang Schaller, director of the Dresden State Operetta, took on the challenge and opened the chess match against mayor Winfried Lehmann. “It stands out that the State Operetta seized the municipal suggestion and supports us in such a preeminent way regarding the cultural field“ states Lehmann excitedly while actress Nadine Eisenhardt in the musical starring role watches both protagonists at their game.



CHESS will be premiered from Thursday to Sunday this week, however, every of the four shows is nearly sold out. There are only few tickets left. The next following show will be Tuesday, 1 July 2008. 

With the performance of the ABBA composition CHESS (Ulvaeus/Andersson) the music theater set the seal on the cooperation contract with the Chess Olympiad. Especially in the opening and closing ceremony of the worldwide most important chess tournament the operetta will play a leading role. Under the stage direction of Wolf Widder and the musical management of Michael Fuchs Band the musical accounts worldwide to one of the most performed shows. 24 years after the release of the first album with ist famous piece „One night in Bangkok“ which was sold more than 30 million times the musical is still received greatly.